Mr. Howard Franklin Davis

Mr. Howard Franklin Davis, age 91 of Toccoa passed away September 14, 2023 at Pruitt Health Toccoa.

A son of the late Ross and Margie Gray Davis, he was born December 2, 1931, in Otto, North Carolina. Howard enjoyed being outdoors and worked with the Forestry Service in his early years. He lived most of his life in Demorest and Toccoa where he taught Industrial Arts in Stephens County and Habersham County schools. Howard had a passion for teaching his students and enjoyed working on projects throughout his life. He was also an active member at First Methodist Church of Toccoa, Toccoa Elks Lodge, The Shriners and Toccoa Masonic Lodge. Howard was a U.S. Air Force Veteran.

In addition to his parents, He was preceded in death by a son, Javan Franklin Davis in 1971 and a sister, Mary Davis Garrison.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Lucy Palmer Davis; son, Clay Davis of Atlanta, Georgia, nephew, Stanley Garrison, two nieces Sandra Reyna, and Susanne Hoder.

Funeral services will be Monday, September 18, 2023, 11 o’clock a.m. at the First Methodist Church of Toccoa with Reverend Brent White officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Sunday from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.

Online condolences can be made by visiting our website

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stephens County Food2Kids, Lucy Davis, P.O. Box 493, Toccoa, Ga. 30577

Interment will follow in the Demorest City Cemetery with the Acree-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory in charge of the arrangements for Howard Franklin Davis.